British Beaches

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Broadhaven South Beach

Broad Haven, Benfro / Pembrokeshire

Broadhaven South is a large sandy rural beach surrounded by a rugged coastline, and very popular with families. There's a lifeguard on duty in the Summer, ice cream kiosk, and large car park On a west-south west swell it is popular with surfers, although the nearby Newgale and Druidstone beaches are probably better for this type of activity.

Beach Type



There are toilets (including disabled facilities) at the beach


The beach is used for swimming and surfing

Nature and Wildlife

Behind the beach. there are beautiful walks around a large. National Trust-managed lily pond. The beach is on the Pembrokeshire Coast Path and part of a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI).

Water Quality




Cleaning and Litter

The beach is cleaned daily by the council. please dispose of fouling in the general litter bins.


Dogs are allowed on the beach.

Awards and Recommendations

Green Coast Award
Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

Pembroke Tourist Information Centre. The Commons Road. Pembroke. Tel: 01646 622388


Nearest town: Broad Haven
County: Benfro / Pembrokeshire
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6071, -4.91899
Postcode: SA71 5DR
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around The Havens Community, Pembrokeshire at Explore Britain.


From the A477 take the B4319. Turn off for Bosherston. at Bosherston turn left and the road ends at the car park for the beach.

Public Transport

The Coastal Cruiser bus service (387) links this beach to the rest of the southern coast. 8ft surf boards. wheelchairs and bikes can all be taken on this service.

Nearest Railway Stations

Pembroke (Approx. 4 miles away)
Lamphey (Approx. 5 miles away)
Pembroke Dock (Approx. 6 miles away)
Manorbier (Approx. 7 miles away)
Penally (Approx. 9 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


There is a National Trust car park although there is a high fee for this unless you are a member.

Nearby Car Parks

Broadhaven Beach, Bosherston (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Bosherton Lily Pools, Bosherston (Unknown stay).
About 1 miles away
Stackpole Quay, Freshwater East (Unknown stay).
About 1.4 miles away
St. Elidor's Church, Cheriton (Unknown stay).
About 2.2 miles away
Freshwater East, Lamphey (Unknown stay).
About 3.3 miles away
Trewent Hill, Freshwater East (Unknown stay).
About 3.3 miles away
Stack Rocks, Castlemartin (Unknown stay).
About 3.4 miles away
Pembroke Station, Pembroke (Unknown stay).
About 4.6 miles away
Station Road, Pembroke (Unknown stay).
About 4.6 miles away
West Street, Pembroke (Unknown stay).
About 4.7 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Broad Haven